Im speccing up a new 16A PDU for a 42u rack build, i need a PDU with IP control so that i can power cycle devices remotely. But I've noticed that most PDUs with IP control don't have surge protection on them.
I can find lots of surge protected PDUs but they tend to be "rack mounted surge protected extension leads" rather than IP controllable PDUs.
Any idea why this is ?
My thought was that i could get a IEC PDU, IP, but non surge and then plug some IEC surge protected "rack mounted extension lead type PDU" something like THIS. But if i did that although the equipment in the rack would be surge protected, the IP controllable PDU wouldn't be.